The Vaccine Education Center at CHOP’s (VEC)“Current Issues in Vaccines” webinar addressed:
“Is Polio Coming Back?”
Dr. Offit discussed:
A refresher on the stages of polio pathogenesis
A discussion of the “flaw” in the Salk vaccine (and the different “flaw” in the Sabin vaccine)
An update on polio eradication efforts
Details about the recent case in Rockland County, NY
Info about a polio vaccine referred to as nOPV
Find out more or watch the event!
Free continuing education credits (CME, CEU, CPE) are available thanks to support from the Thomas F. McNair Scott Endowed Research and Lectureship Fund. The Vaccine Education Center (VEC) at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia would also like to thank our co-sponsors, the Pennsylvania chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics and Nesbitt School of Pharmacy at Wilkes University.